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Lindsey Graham Threatens All Obama Nominations Over Benghazi Witnesses

Wants more information on survivors

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., says he'll block a vote on President Obama's nominees until the White House provides more information about the survivors of last year's deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya.

Graham, a vocal critic of what happened at Benghazi, posted on Twitter that he'll block "every appointment" from getting a vote in the U.S. Senate.

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  1. Earth to Repubs nobody gives a fuck about this issue

    1. Speak for yourself. I care about this issue.

      -jcr

    2. "Like OMG justice, truth, and accountability are soooo last year u guyz!"

      Depressing.

  2. Yeah I do give a bit of a fuck, actually.

  3. I wouldn't impute evil motive to obama in relation to bengazi, like he WANTED the ambassador to get murdered.

    That is not the issue.

    The issue is transparency, honesty, and priorities.

    If his priority is covering his backside and protecting his image then he has less effort [DOING THE JOB/PROCURING OUTCOME]. (such as saving lives)

    what his image REALLY needs right now is to take a hit doing something all americans agree is right, but unpopular. would stop the hemorhaging in some degree.

    if he wanted to be more effective he would backoff on his agenda somewhat. its a trade-off between current power and future legacy. i dont see that happening because one should quit while they are ahead. there is no power he can gain now that would push his agenda any further than he already has.

    the next phase of his agenda is for the policies to impact reality/be implimented. after that occurs THEN progressives can reassess powergrabs. its a whole new ballgame at that point.

    trading policy concessions for image is a nonstarter when victory is within grasp. legalize liberal immigrants, expand # who benefit from outlays, crush voluntary options/opportunity. image doesnt matter when state becomes that powerful.

    1. If Obama was caught in some personal scandal that only affected him and his family, then tried to lie about it and cover it up, THAT would be about honesty. Benghazi, however, involved a bit more than his personal life.

      1. Not that they didn't lie about it, but the lies weren't the worst thing. The combination of the lies and the actual story suggest something rather sinister. If this administration was retarded but well-meaning, at least one would expect some remorse.

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